Nidderdale AONB Project Assistant (Wild Watch)

Harrogate Borough Council

Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire
£18,870 - £20,541 pro rata

Paid • Part Time • Fixed Term Contract

Reference: TP20

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Monday, 25th June 2018   3 days left

Nidderdale AONB
Project Assistant (Wild Watch)
Post Number: TP20
Grade: 5: £18,870 - £20,541 pro rata
Hours: 22.5 per week
Fixed Term contract 23/07/18 to 14/09/18

The Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (NAONB) is an upland landscape on the eastern edge of the Yorkshire Dales 

We have been awarded a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to support an innovative three-year nature conservation programme called The Wild Watch. The project is designed to collect and analyse data on species of conservation concern, engage new volunteers in wildlife citizen science programmes and an outreach programme to enthuse the general public and encourage them to get involved.

We are looking for someone passionate about wildlife and conservation to take on a short term project assistant role over the summer.

The successful candidate will work alongside the Wild Watch Project Officer on a wide range of tasks including collating ecological data, managing the social media accounts, helping with the organisation and promotion of events and a range of administration tasks.

The role will be based in NAONB’s office in Pateley Bridge alongside other staff working on natural and cultural heritage projects with a wide range of partners including farmers and landowners, the local community, third sector bodies, Defra Network Organisations and local authorities.

Closing date for Applications: 25 June 2018
Interviews and tests to be held on: 27 June 2018

To apply, please visit Alternatively, please call 01423 500600 and ask for the HR Support Team.

Please note that Harrogate Borough Council do require all applicants to complete the Council’s application form and will not accept CVs.

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